Tag: Baudis

Skywalker maiden!

So the Skywalker had it’s maiden flight today (Jan 3rd 2020) and I’m very pleased. The wind was a steady 10-11mph North-Westerly which put is directly on Selsley Common. I was waiting specifically for a NW wind direction as the landing zone here is excellent for a big model like this. On the maiden flight…

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Skywalker wiring

So the looms were all made up from Baudis so it was simple case soldering the MPX plugs on and getting them installed. I should really get a soldering station but the pliers and rubber band work fine for the time being. In the fuselage I epoxied the MPX male plugs in place to accept…

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Elevator servo install

This was undoubtably the most tricky servo for me to install. I’ve seen many people who attach the servo directly onto the elevator joining rods, as in the image below. This avoids slop and is a pretty neat install from the ones I’ve seen. However, the MKS HBL6625 that I am using is too long…

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Baudis Skywalker

Today I ordered a Skywalker by Baudis Models. It’s going to take a while to make at their factory in the Czech Republic and will be with me towards the end of August 2019. At least that’ll give me time to save some money to pay for it! Here are a few images of the…

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